Dr. Jeff Wilks

Jeff Wilks, Ph.D. is the EY Professor and Director of Brigham Young University’s School of Accountancy. He received his degrees from BYU and Cornell University. His research examines financial reporting policies, revenue recognition, and fair-value measurements, and he is the founder of RevenueHub.org.


From 2006-2009, Wilks worked at the FASB and the IASB, where he co-authored the discussion paper on revenue recognition that became the basis for the new revenue standard issued in 2014. He has been a consulting expert for the SEC and various public companies. Wilks currently serves on the FASAC and the AICPA’s Revenue Recognition Task Force.